Curriculum Vitae

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Hwanoong Lee

(CELL:+1-517-881-1852 E-MAIL: leehwano@msu.edu)


Education

  • May 2019 (Expected)   Ph.D. in Economics, Michigan State University
  • May 2015                       M.A. in Economics, Michigan State University
  • Aug 2013                        M.A. in Economics, Yonsei University
  • Feb 2011                         B.A. in Business Administration, Yonsei University
  • Feb 2011                         B.A. in Statistics, Yonsei University

Field of Interest

Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Public Economics, Program Evaluation

Working Papers

  • “The Effect of Releasing Teacher Performance Information to Schools: Teachers’ Response and Student Achievement” (Job Market Paper, Under Review)
  • “The Role of Credible Threats and School Competition within School Accountability Systems: Evidence from NCLB Waiver”
  • “Challenges to Causal Attribution and Estimation in Randomized Light-Touch Interventions: Learning from The Spartan Persistence Project”  (with J. Yun, B. Schneider, S. Kim)

Work in Progress

  • “The Impact of Inter-district Open Enrollment on Student Achievement and
    Behavior: Evidence from Michigan”
  • “Heterogeneous Treatment Effects of the Mindset Interventions: Evidence from The Spartan Persistence Project” (with J.Yun, B. Schneider, S. Kim)
  • “The Implication of Poor Randomization of High Leverage Outcomes in Light-Touch Interventions”  (with J.Yun, B. Schneider, S. Kim)

Research Experience

  • 2017-2018 Research Assistant  Barbara Schneider and John Yun (Michigan State University)
    • Analyzing and Simulating Randomized Experiment Data

Teaching Experience

  • Instructor: Introduction to Microeconomics, Michigan State University (Summer 2016)
  • Research Fellow, AEA Summer Program, Michigan State University (Summer 2018)
  • Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Microeconomics (×3), Economics Developing Countries(×2),  Issues in the Economics of Developing Countries, Economics Analysis of Latin American, Advanced Econometric Methods, Survey of International Economics

Presentations

The Effect of Releasing Teacher Performance Information to Schools:

  • 2018: 40th Association For APPAM Fall Research Conference (Scheduled), Applied Economics Seminar (MSU), 43rd Association for Education Finance and Policy Annual Conference (Portland)
  • 2017: 54th Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Conference (Kansas City), Graduate Empirical Research Workshop (MSU)

The Role of Credible Threats and School Competition within School Accountability Systems:

  • 2018: 55th Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Conference (Scheduled)
  • 2017: 87th Southern Economic Association Annual Conference (Tampa), 43rd Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference (New York)
  • 2016: 86th Southern Economic Association Annual Conference (Washington),  Annual Red Cedar Conference (MSU)

Awards and Fellowships

  • 2018: Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Graduate Research Travel Fellowship
  • 2017: The Litman Fellowship
  • 2016: Red Cedar Award (Best Third Year Paper), Graduate Research Travel Fellowship
  • 2011-2013: Brain Korea 21 Scholarship

Computer Skills

Stata, R, Matlab, Python, ArcGIS, QGIS, LaTex

Personal Information

  • Languages English (fluent), Korean (native)

References

  • Todd E. Elder(Chair), Department of Economics, Michigan State University

    Phone: 517-355-0353 Email: telder@msu.edu

  • Scott A. Imberman, Department of Economics, Michigan State University

   Phone: 517-355-7583 Email: imberman@msu.edu

  • Stephen A. Woodbury, Department of Economics, Michigan State University

   Phone: 517-355-4587 Email: woodbur2@msu.edu